LiveCode 8.1.0 Released

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LiveCode 8.1.0 Released

Post by heatherlaine » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:03 pm

Dear Forum members,

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.0, our latest feature release.

Read more about LiveCode 8.1 here: ... or-release

Getting the Release
You can get the release at or via the automatic updater.

Release Contents
LiveCode 8.1 has several great new features:

Faster, better networking with tsNet
In partnership with Tech Strategies, LiveCode Indy and Business editions now automatically use the new tsNet external to make your network-aware apps more reliable and responsive.

Windows multimedia without QuickTime
A completely-rewritten Windows player object means that LiveCode 8.1 has out-of-the-box video playback on Windows, Android, MacOS and iOS.

Streamlined deployment
The updated and improved standalone builder automatically handles adding externals, extensions and script libraries to your app, and enables one-click deployment to all platforms.

The full release notes are available from: ... -8_1_0.pdf

LiveCode 8.1.0 contains 2 additional bug fixes since the LiveCode 8.1.0 RC 2 release.

Known issues
* The Windows installer will fail when running from a network share

* The browser widget does not work on 32-bit Linux

* HTML5 standalones do not currently work when they contain extensions with dependencies

* 64-bit standalones for Mac OS X do not have support for audio recording or the revVideoGrabber external


Please report any bugs encountered on our Bugzilla at

Have fun!

The LiveCode Team

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